Micromax's Yu Yureka smartphone will be available on Thursday in its 13th flash sale, which kicks off at 2pm IST on Amazon India for registered users. Yu has revealed 25,000 units will be available
for purchase for Thursday's sale.
: The company revealed
that the 25,000 units were sold out in 7 seconds.
The company did not provide figures of how many units were up for sale last week; though it announced
that the available handsets went out of stock in 8 seconds. Similarly, Yu did not reveal how many Yu Yureka
units were available to buy in the 11th sale on Amazon India; however later announced that they went out of stock in 7 seconds
The Yu Yureka smartphone is likely to get a sibling soon, currently codenamed 'Project Caesar'
, which runs Android 5.0 Lollipop out-of-the-box. The company late on Wednesday announced that 'Project Caesar' smartphone will be called Yu Yuphoria, which is a crowdsourced name chosen after a naming contest.
To recall, Micromax's
Yu Yureka, priced at Rs. 8,999, offers some rather impressive specifications at the price. The dual-SIM smartphone features Cat. 4 4G LTE connectivity, and runs Cyanogen OS 11 based on Android 4.4.4 KitKat. It bears a 5.5-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) IPS display with Gorilla Glass 3; a 64-bit 1.5GHz octa-core Snapdragon 615 SoC (MSM8939); an Adreno 405 GPU; 2GB of RAM; a 13-megapixel Sony Exmor CMOS sensor rear camera with an f/2.2 aperture and flash; a front-facing 5-megapixel fixed-focus camera; 16GB of inbuilt storage expandable via microSD card (up to 32GB), and a 2500mAh Li-Po battery.